qǔ to take; to get; to choose

Made up of [ ěr ear radical 128, yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]
Used as component in : zuì

Note

Combines 'hand' and 'ear' with the suggestion of 'seizing' someone by the ear with meaning 'take' or 'select'
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses ěr component: cōng (quick at hearing) wén (to hear)
Also uses yòu component: bào (to announce) dù (to pass) duì (right) fà (to send out) fǎn (contrary) hàn (chinese) huān (merry) jí (and) jī (fowl) jiān (difficult) nán (difficult) shèng (holy) shòu (to receive) shù (tree) shuāng (pair) yǒu (friend) zé (pool) zhī (to support)

Different tone

qù (go)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

取长补短 qǔ cháng bǔ duǎn Take notice of other people's admirable qualities
double happiness

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